May 11, 2021

Woman was allegedly killed in her in-Law’s place for additional dowry*

Woman was allegedly killed

Bankura, Aug 6: A married woman was allegedly killed in her in-Law’s place at Ramsagar Teliberia village in a suspected case of murder for not giving additional dowry. The victim’s family has lodged a complaint mentioning domestic violence, repeated harassment over dowry and giving birth of a girl child.
Sources said, Rajib, a resident of Ramsagar-Teleberia village, Onda wedded Oma Dandopat of Majuria, Bankadaha three years ago. The victim’s family alleged that they gave Rs.2 lacs, gold ornaments and other gifts as a dowry. But, Uma’s husband demanded more money for giving birth of a girl-child. Uma was brutally tortured both physically and mentally.
The body was sent to Bishnupur hospital for the post mortem. A case has been registered.